among passengers can also cause delays in train schedules.
As part of their 'Have a Safe Summer' campaign, the police urged people to avoid long periods of direct sun exposure as this may lead to heatstroke
, which can be fatal if not treated right away.
The death toll due to heatstroke
touched 35 at a Bihar government-run medical institution in Gaya on Monday.
On the occasion, the focal person of health department Dr, Bhawani Shankar informed the meeting that the department has established seven heatstroke
camps in hospitals as well as the public places with availability ambulances, doctors, paramedics and life saving drugs.
Meanwhile, as the temperature in the provincial capital rose, stocks of necessary medicines and medical equipment were replenished on Monday at all government hospitals to protect locals from heatstroke
and viral gastroenteritis.
A core body temperature of 104 F (40 C) or above, obtained with a rectal thermometer was said to be the main sign of heatstroke
which if left un attended may lead to altered mental state or behavior.
It must be remembered that these heat centres opened up in Sukkur are a response to the severe heatstroke
crisis that occurs in Sindh in summers.
However, these are the easiest ways for pet owners to help their pets beat the heat, or help lower their pet's body temperature if they are displaying symptoms of heatstroke
Officials at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre and Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital said that no patients with heatstroke
reached their facilities.
There are common signs and symptoms of heatstroke
that you should pay attention to, especially if you've been out in the sun for a long time.
The officials of the Edhi Centre in Sehwan told local news channel that the death toll of devotees of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar had reached 15 as heatstroke
had persisted in Sehwan for the last four days.
"University of Maryland officials and employees caused Jordan McNair's heatstroke
, failed to recognize Jordan McNair's symptoms of heatstroke
, and failed to provide Jordan McNair with medical treatment, further exacerbating the severity of his heatstroke
," the letter read.